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Arunachal: Gyamar Nikum selected for Hero I-League 2021 qualifiers

ITANAGAR: The Rajasthan United FC (RUFC) player from Arunachal’s Itanagar Gyamar Nikum has been selected for the Hero I-League 2021 qualifiers. Son of Labour Officer Gyamar Tajik, Nikum is one of the youngest players in the history of the Hero I-League qualifiers.

Nikum played his first match in the final round against Madan Maharaj FC.

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The final match of the qualifiers will be played between Kenkre and RUFC on October 23.

He caught the attention of coach Vikrant Sharma during the pre-season in Bhilwara, Rajasthan, and since then there has been no looking back for him.

He was scouted by RUFC, which offered him a scholarship seat at its residential football school based in Bhilwara, Rajasthan, following his outstanding performance in the BC Roy Trophy Championship.

Nikum earlier represented Arunachal in the BC Roy Trophy Championship and in the U-15 Sub-Junior National Championship.

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